Representative Douglas Rogers View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 10/18/1960
Birth Place: Harlan, IA
Birth County: Shelby
Birth Country: USA
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 36 (1915)
37 (1917) - 38 (1919)
Home County: Carroll
Douglas Rogers
Carroll County

DOUGLAS ROGERS, retired attorney and former state legislator, died at his home in Manning, Iowa October 17, 1960; born on a farm in Shelby County April 3, 1867, the son of a pioneer family; attended rural school, Harlan high school, Western Normal College, and taught country school for two years; graduated from the State University of Iowa college of law June 17, 1891, and the next month began his long career as an attorney in Manning; married to Mary E. Flannery in 1892; became president of the Iowa State Savings Bank in Manning, served as mayor for six and a half years, and member of the board of education four years, being president three years; elected Carroll County state representative on the Democratic party ticket in 1914, and re-elected in 1916 and 1918; retired in 1958; survived by his wife and two daughters, Mrs. Ray Jager of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Mrs. Walter Turner of Fort Wayne, Indiana.